How can social media be more than just an afterthought for data-driven journalism (DDJ)? As a partner of the European Data Journalism Network (EDJN), our colleagues at DW Data have been exploring ways to attract readers and make DDJ stories more interesting on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. Here is a guest post with new insights by Kira Schacht.
It has been a while since we last compiled a list of interesting media technologies for you – check out this post that aged rather well – but of course tech scouting is still important to us. And now that a number of new projects have been successfully kicked-off in spite of the pandemic, we actually found the time to sit down, review some internal notes – and introduce some more tools and concepts that we think could have an impact on our industry.
Good news: We have kicked off yet another exciting human language technology (HLT) project. It is an EU-funded research and innovation action (RIA) called SELMA, which stands for: Stream Learning for Multilingual Knowledge Transfer.
TruBlo, an EU project co-run by DW Innovation, has started its first open call. The goal is to support concepts, ideas and demonstrators for trustable content that use blockchain/distributed ledger technology. TruBlo will distribute almost one million euros among applicants.